Servings: 6

BLACK RICE SALAD RECIPE

Prep Time:
19 mins
Cook Time:
10 mins
Total Time:
29 mins
Black Rice Salad Recipe - a different kind of salad, made with black rice, asparagus, tomatoes and Parmesan cheese. Easy to make, tasty and nutritious.
Black Rice Salad Recipe
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Ingredients

FOR THE ASPARAGUS:

  • 1 pound (450g) asparagus, washed and trimmed
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1/4 tsp black pepper
  • 1/4 cup (60ml) olive or avocado oil

FOR THE SALAD:

  • 8 oz (around 250 gr) black rice, I used 5 minute black rice by the brand Scotti
  • 2 large tomatoes — , diced (you can also peel them, if you'd like)
  • 1/3 cup grated parmesan cheese

FOR THE DRESSING:

  • 1/4 cup olive oil
  • juice from 1 large lemon
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1/8 tsp black pepper
  • 1/2 tsp dried oregano
  • 1/4 tsp garlic powder

Instructions

FOR THE ASPARAGUS:

  1. Preheat oven to 400F.
  2. Place asparagus on a baking sheet (you may cover it with parchment paper) and season with salt, pepper and oil.
  3. Roast asparagus for 15-20 minutes, until cooked. Time may vary depending on the thickness of asparagus.
  4. Remove from the oven and transfer to a cutting board. Cut into 1 inch (2.5 cm) pieces.

FOR THE DRESSING:

  1. Whisk all ingredients for the dressing in a small bowl.

FOR THE BLACK RICE:

  1. Follow the instructions on the package to cook black rice. Time and method will differ depending on the kind of black rice used. Rinse with cold water and drain well.

FOR THE SALAD:

  1. IN A BOWL PLACE BLACK RICE, THEN ADD ASPARAGUS, TOMATOES AND PARMESAN CHEESE.
  2. POUR DRESSING AND STIR TO COMBINE. ADD MORE LEMON JUICE, SALT AND PEPPER IF NEEDED.
  3. MORE SALT AND PEPPER MAY BE USED AS AN ADDITION TO THE SALAD, AFTER THE DRESSING HAS BEEN ADDED.
Course: Salad
Cuisine: American

Nutrition Information

Calories: 346, Fat: 20g, Saturated Fat: 3g, Cholesterol: 4mg, Sodium: 479mg, Potassium: 341mg, Carbohydrates: 34g, Fiber: 3g, Sugar: 2g, Protein: 7g, Vitamin A: 19.2%, Vitamin C: 11.9%, Calcium: 9.3%, Iron: 13.5%